Real-Time Dynamic Lighting Control of an AR Model Based on a Data-Glove with Accelerometers and NI-DAQ

  • Alex Rodiera Clarens
  • Isidro Navarro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8021)


The lighting of models displayed in Augmented Reality (AR) is now one of the most studied techniques and is in constant development. Dynamic control of lighting by the user can improve the transmission of information displayed to enhance the understanding of the project or model presented. The project shows the development of a dynamic control of lighting based on a data-glove with accelerometers and A/D NI-DAQ converter. This device transmits (wired/wirelessly) the signal into the AR software simulating the keystrokes equivalent to lighting control commands of the model. The system shows how fast and easy it is to control the lighting of a model in real-time following user movements, generating great expectations of the transmission of information and dynamism in AR.


Real-time lighting NI-DAQ Accelerometers Xbee Data-glove augmented reality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex Rodiera Clarens
    • 1
  • Isidro Navarro
    • 2
  1. 1.Dpto. de ArquitecturaUniversidad Ramon LlullBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Dpto. de Expresión Gráfica Arquitectónica–Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de BarcelonaUniversidad Politécnica de CataluñaBarcelonaSpain

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